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Visit a Christmas Market

Visit the festive Christmas markets to do a bit of last minute shopping or to simply treat yourself to a mulled wine and mince pie.

Ware Dickensian Evening

1st December (6:00pm-10:00pm): Wonder through the town for some late night shopping, carol singing, street entertainment, fairground amusements, live bands, craft market, Christmas tree festival and lots more! Come along and enjoy the evening's festivities with your family and friends. For more information visit the Dickensian website. 

Bishop's Stortford Christmas Fayre

2nd December: Find all your Christmas essentials, from gifts such as hampers and handmade jewellery to real Christmas trees and wreaths at the Bishop's Stortford Fayre. Performances from local groups and bands such as Bishop's Stortford Town band, -will delight crowds with beautiful traditional carols. There will be a fun fair, food stalls and lots more! For more details take a look at the Bishop's Stortford Town Council & Information Centre website.

Buntingford High Street, Late Night Shopping Evening

24 November (from 16:00pm): Late Night Shopping is back for another year with Christmas carols, a children's funfair, hot food & mulled wine and a seasonal market. Many businesses in the town will be open until late with many holding stalls out on the High Street. Come and join in on the festivities. For further information visit the Buntingford Chamber of Commerce website.

St Albans Mistletoe Fair

4th & 5th November Doors open at 10am each day and the fun goes on through till 5pm.: Set in a series of heated, floored marquees on the main drive of the Showground, dozens of friendly craft makers will be selling unique, creative and entirely original products to light up your Christmas. Kids go free and entry for adults is £3. Additional information can be found on the Shop for Something Different website.

Hatfield House Frost Fair

Thursday 16th 10:00am to Sunday 19th November 5:00pm: Over 200 stands will feature gifts, crafts, tempting food and drink - to be enjoyed with a cup of mulled wine in hand. Festive entertainment will come in the form of choirs, dancing and a visit by Father Christmas himself. For more information about the Frost Fair and to book your entry tickets visit the Hatfield House website.

Harpenden Christmas Carnival and Farmers Market

26th November 2017 (12:00 until 18:00): A spectacular event in Harpenden High Street, encompassing a carnival procession, charity stalls, a farmers market, turning on of the town's Christmas lights, fairground rides and festive shopping. Further information is available on the St Albans website.

Redbourn Christmas Market

3rd December (11:00am - 5:00pm): Visit the pretty historic village of Redbourn as we come together to celebrate authentic and quality local crafts, food and music. More details can be found on their Redbourn Christmas Market website.